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News Release , 1 : Γ FROM the department of immigrati on

I CANBERRA A . C. T .

NEWS RELEASE BY THE MINISTER FOB IMMIGRATION,

THE HON. PHILLIP LYNCH, M.P.

C o n s u l t a n t s on e n v i r o n m e n t a l m a t t e r s , u r b a n i s a t i o n a n d

d e c e n t r a l i s a t i o n have b e en a p p o i n t e d t o t h e I m m i g r a t i o n

P l a n n i n g C o u n c i l . . ·

The M i n i s t e r f o r I m m i g r a t i o n , Mr. P h i l l i p Ly nch , a n n o u n c e d

t h i s i n C a n b e r r a t o n i g h t .

T h i s a c t i o n was one of s e v e r a l m e a s u r e s f o r e a h a d c w e d by

Mr. Lynch l a s t week.

The new members of t h e C o u n c i l a r e :

• Mr V/. A B u t t e r f i e l d , D i r e c t o r of t h e New S p u t h Wales

D e p a r t m e n t of D e c e n t r a l i s a t i o n and D e v e l o p m e n t ,

< ■ P r o f e s s o r J e a n M a r t i n , Head of t h e Depar-tment of S o c i o l o g y

a t La T robe U n i v e r s i t y , ·

. Mr L.M. P e r r o t t , C h a ir m a n of t h e A u s t r a l i a n I n s t i t u t e of

Urban S t u d i e s ,

. P r o f e s s o r R. J. W a l s h , P r o f e s s o r of Human G e n e t i c s , U n i v e r s i t y

o f New S o u t h W a l e s ,

Mr. B u t t e r f i e l d , an e n g i n e e r , i s an a c k n o w l e d g e d e x p e r t on

t h e p r o b l e m s of r e g i o n a l d e v e l o p m e n t and h a s made d e t a i l e d

s t u d i e s o v e r s e a s of t h i s i m p o r t a n t a s p e c t of p o p u l a t i o n

d i s t r i b u t i o n .

P r o f e s s o r M a r t i n i s a d i s t i n g u i s h e d s o c i o l o g i s t and

a n t h r o p o l o g i s t who h a s t a k e n a d e e p and c o n t i n u i n g i n t e r e s t i n

t h e s o c i a l p r o b l e m s o f u r b a n i s a t i o n .

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Mr P e r r o t t i s an a r c h i t e c t and town p l a n n e r whose i n t e r e s t

i n u r b a n l i f e and in d e v e l o p i n g b e t t e ' r community s t a n d a r d s i s

w e l l known· ' ’

P r o f e s s o r Walsh i s a d i s t i n g u i s h e d m e d i c a l s c i e n t i s t who i s

w i d e ly known f o r h i s i n t e r e s t in e n v i r o n m e n t a l p ro b le m s.

In a d d i t i o n t o t h e s e .f o u r · a p p o i n t m e n t s , Mr. Lynch s a i i t h a t

he had s u b s t a n t i a l l y widened t h e t e r m s of r e f e r e n c e of t h e

I m m i g r a t i o n P l a n n i n g C o u n c i l .

The C o u n c i l a l r e a d y c o n t a i n s i n d u s t r i a l i s t s , t r a d e u n io n

e x e c u t i v e s , f i n a n c i e r s , g r a z i e r s and s c h o l a r s . In f a c t , i t s

β - .

m e m b e r s h i p i s d r a w n f r o m t h e c o u n t r y ' s e c o n o m i c l o a d e r s . .

T h e C o u n c i l w o u l d n o w a d v i s e t h e M i n i s t e r o p ; '

* P l a n n i n g A u s t r a l i a 1 s i m m i g r a t i o n p r o g r a m m e s ;

* T h e r e l a t i o n o f i m m i g r a t i o n t o n a t i o n a l p r o g r e s s , i p c l u d i y g -

- s i z e a n d d i s t r i b u t i o n 6 f f u t u r e p o p u l a t i o n , .

- u r b a n a n d e n v i r o n m e n t a l d e v e l o p m e n t , a n d

- e c o n o m i c g r o w t h ;

* M i g r a n t a c c o m m o d a t i o n a n d e m p l o y m e n t . "

M r . L y n c h s a i d t h a t h e a n d p r e v i o u s M i n i s t e r s o w e d m u c h t o

t h e w o r k o f t h e C o u n c i l .

I t s w i d e r r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s m e a n t t h a t t h e I m m i g r a t i o n P l a n n i n g

C o u n c i l ' s i m p o r t a n c e w o u l d i n c r e a s e e v e n f u r t h e r .

He l o o k e d f o r w a r d t o w e l c o m i n g t h e n e w m e m b e r s a t t h e C o u n c i l ' s

n e x t m e e t i n g .

T h i s w o u l d b e h e l d i n C a n b e r r a o n F r i d a y ( 1 4 A u g u s t ) .

( B i o g r a p h i c a l n o t e s o n e a c h o f t h e n e w m e m b e r s o f t h e P l a n n i n g

C o u n c i l a r e a t t a c h e d ) .

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■ ΐ I 0 G E A Ρ Η I C A l· D A T A

ME W.A. BUTTERFIELD, A . S . T . C . , A . M . I . E . ( A u s t . ) '

Mr W. A. B u t t e r f i e l d , t h e D i r e c t o r of t h e N. S.W. D e p a r t m e n t of

D e c e n t r a l i s a t i o n and Dev elopm en t i s a C h a r t e r e d C i v i l E n g i n e e r .

He h a s e x t e n s i v e e x p e r i e n c e i n e n g i n e e r i n g d e s i g n , m ajo r

c o n s t r u c t i o n p r o j e c t s and in i n d u s t r y .

He h a s t r a v e l l e d e x t e n s i v e l y t o s t u d y t h e u r b a n d e v e l o p m e n t in

a r e a s of t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s , t h e U n i t e d Kingdom and E u r o p e a n d

i s in clos-o t o u c h w i t h h i s S t a t e ' s d e v e l o p m e n t a l n e e d s and

i n d u s t r i a l s t r u c t u r e .

Mr B u t t e r f i e l d i s a C o u n s e l l o r of t h e I n d u s t r i a l D e sig n C o u n c i l

of A u s t r a l i a and E x e c u t i v e Member of t h e D e velopm ent C o r p o r a t i o n

of Now S o u t h W ales . .

Mr B u t t e r f i e l d i s mar r i n d w i t h t h r e e c h i l d r e n .

PROFESSOR JEAN I . MARTIN, B . A . , M. A. ( S v d ) . Ph.D . (A.N.U. ) ' ~ '■ 1 * ■ ' ■■■ » ■ ■ > ■« ! i ............................................. E ' . I '

P r o f e s s o r J e a n M a r t i n , w h o i s H e a d o f t h e D e p a r t m e n t o f S o c i o l o g y

i « t h e S c h o o l o f S o c i a l S t u d i o s a t t h e I n T r o b e U n i v e r s i t y ,

g r a d u a t e d i n A n t h r o p o l o g y f r o m t h e U n i v e r s i t y o f S y d n e y a n d i n

A n t h r o p o l o g y a n d S o c i o l o g y f r o m t h e A u s t r a l i a n N a t i o n a l U n i v e r s i t y .

S h e w a s p r e v i o u s l y a l e c t u r e r i n t h e D e p a r t m e n t o f A n t h r o p o l o g y

a t t h o U n i v e r s i t y o f S y d n e y a n d a t F l i n d e r s U n i v e r s i t y a n d w a s

a t t a c h e d a s a r e s e a r c h w o r k e r a t t h e A . N . U . , F l i n d e r s , a n d t h e

D e p a r t m e n t o f E c o n o m i c a n d S o c i a l R e s e a r c h i n t h e U n i v e r s i t y o f

M e l b o u r n e .

P r o f e s s o r M a r t i n ' s , m a i n r e s e a r c h i n t e r e s t s a r e i n t h e n a t u r e o f

u r b a n c o m m u n i t i e s , t h e f a m i l y a n d i m m i g r a t i o n , a n d e t h n i c

m i n o r i t i e s .

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P u b l i s h e d works i n c l u d e a book "Refugee S e t t l e r s ; A Study of

D i s p l a c e d P e r s o n s in A u s t r a l i a " p u b l i s h e d in 1965, and c h a p t e r

"Community a n d .N e t w o r k - An Urban Study" in " A u s t r a l i a n S o c i e t y

A S o c i o l o g i c a l I n t r o d u c t i o n ( 1 9 7 0 ) " e d i t e d by A. F. D avies and

S, E n c e l .

P r o f e s s o r M a r t i n , whs i s m a r r i e d , h as two c h i l d r e n -

LESLIE M. PERROTT, F. R. I .B .A . , F. R . A . I . A. , F. R. A.P. I - , A .M.T. P. I .

Mr P e r r o t t , who i s a F e l lo w of t h e Royal I n s t i t u t e of B r i t i s h

A r c h i t e c t s , a F e llo w of t h e R o y al A u s t r a l i a # I n s t i t u t e of

A r c h i t e c t s , a F e l lo w of t h e Royal A u s t r a l i a n P l a n n i n g I n s t i t u t e ,

and an A s s o c i a t e Member of t h e Town P l a n n i n g I n s t i t u t e , i s '

c u r r e n t l y t h e Chairman of t h e A u s t r a l i a n I n s t i t u t e of Urban

S t u d i e s .

He i s a l s o P r e s i d e n t of t h e R o y al Autom obile Club o f V i c t o r i a

and a Member of t h e Board of t h e A u s t r a l i a n N a t i o n a l T r a v e l ■

A s s o c i a t i o n -

Mr P e r r o t t was P r e s i d e n t of t h e A u s t r a l i a n J u n i o r Chamber of

Commerce in 1960 and World P r e s i d e n t of J u n i o r Chamber

I n t e r n a t i o n a l in 1962, ·

He i s a p r a c t i s i n g A r c h i t e c t and Town P l o n n e r who h a s t r a v e l l e d

e x t e n s i v e l y and made many c o n t r i b u t i o n s t o A r c h i t e c t u r a l J o u r n a l s

Mr P e r r o t t i s m a r r i e d and has se v e n c h i l d r e n . He r e s i d e s a t

Mount W averley and i s a keen y a c h tsm a n and swimmer.

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PROFESSOR ROBERT J. WALSH, Μ. B. , 3. S. ( S y d ) t F . R . A . C . P . ,

M. C. R. A. , F. A. A.

P r o f e s s o r Walsh h a s been P r o f e s s o r of Human G e n e t i c s a t t h e

U n i v e r s i t y of New So u th Wales s i n c e 1962.

As w e l l a s b e i n g a member of a number of m e d i c a l c o u n c i l s and

c o m m i t t e e s , P r o f e s s o r Walsh i s p r e s e n t l y Chairman of th e J o i n t

Commonwealth-Queensland Committee on t h e P r o b le m of t h e C r o w n - o f -

T h o rn s s t a r f i s h , a member of t h e I n t e r i m C o u n c i l of t h e

A u s t r a l i a n I n s t i t u t e of M arine S c i e n c e , and was r e c e n t l y

a p p o i n t e d a s Chairman of t h e C o m m i s s a r i a l Board of t h e U n i v e r s i t y

of N. S. W. He h a s p u b l i s h e d v a r i o u s s c i e n t i f i c books and p a p e r s .

P r o f e s s o r Walsh i s m a r r i e d w i t h f o u r c h i l d r e n and l i v e s a t

E p p in g , N. S.W.

J 1 A U G 1970 D epartm ent of I m m i g r a t i o n , . CANBERRA. A.C.T.,

N.B. I f you a l r e a d y have r e c e i v e d t h i s s t a t e m e n t , you may wish

t o r e t a i n t h i s f o r r e f e r e n c e p u r p o s e s .